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Human Phys Prefixes

prefixes for physiology & anatomy

TermDefinition
a, an without, lack of, deficient
ab away from
ad, af to, toward
alb white
alveol cavity, socket
andro male, masculine
ante before
anti against
bas base, foundation
bi two, double
brady slow
cata down
circum around
cirrh yellow
co, con together, with
contra against, opposite
crypt hidden, concealed
cyano blue
de down, from
demi half
di, diplo two
dis separation
dys painful, difficult
e, ec, ef out from, out of
ecto, exo outside
em, en in, on
end, endo within, inside
epi upon, on, above
eu good, easy, normal
ex, exo outside, beyond
extra outside, beyond, in addition to
fore before, in front of
gen originate, produce, form
gingiv gum
hemi half
hetero, heter other, different
homo, homeo same
hyper over, above, excessive
hypo under, beneath, deficient
in, im in, inside
infra beneath
inter among, between
intra within, inside
ipsi same
iso equal, like
juxta near to
later side
macro large
mal bad, abnormal
medi, meso middle
mega, megalo great, large
melan black
meta after, beyond
micro small
mono one
neo new
oligo small, few
ortho straight, normal
para near, beyond, beside
peri around
poly much, many, too many
post after, beyond
pre, pro before, in front of
pseudo false
retro backward, behind
semi half
sub under, beneath, below
super above, beyond
supra above, over
sym, syn with, together
tachy rapid
trans across
tri three
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